Ex-marathon champion arrested for drinking during curfew

Ex-marathon champion arrested for drinking during curfew

Wilson Kipsang Kenya’s former world marathon record holder Wilson Kipsang has been released on bail after being charged for breaking a nationwide curfew imposed to control the spread of coronavirus. Kipsang, who claimed the world record during the 2013 Berlin marathon, is…

FIFA boss, Infantino says football will be totally different after coronavirus

FIFA boss, Infantino says football will be totally different after coronavirus

Fifa President, Infantino Football will be totally different when it eventually resumes after the coronavirus outbreak, the head of global body FIFA Gianni Infantino said on Thursday. “Football will come back, and when it does, we’ll celebrate coming out of a nightmare…

Didier Drogba: How Ivory Coast striker helped to halt civil war in his home nation

Didier Drogba: How Ivory Coast striker helped to halt civil war in his home nation

‘Please lay down your weapons and hold elections,’ Drogba urged Al-Merrikh Stadium, in Sudan’s second largest city of Omdurman, is not one of the world’s great gladiatorial arenas. Yet this small ground – known as the Red Castle – became the setting…

FIFA Women’s Ranking: Nigeria now first in Africa

FIFA Women’s Ranking: Nigeria now first in Africa

Nigeria’s Super Falcons have been ranked as the first team in Africa after moving up by one spot to place 38th in the world in the FIFA Women’s World Football Ranking. In the ranking table for the month of March on the…

Jessie Knight: The primary school teacher who beat some of the world’s best

Jessie Knight: The primary school teacher who beat some of the world’s best

Jessie Knight’s (right) winning time in Glasgow makes her the fourth fastest woman in the world in 2020 The indoor season, as big names open up on small tracks, is a chance for fans to get up close to athletics’ biggest and…

Lucy Bronze named BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year 2020

Lucy Bronze named BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year 2020

Bronze received her award at her home in Manchester England and Lyon defender Lucy Bronze has been named BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year 2020. Bronze, 28, has claimed the award for the second time, after winning in 2018. “Winning a trophy…

Tokyo 2020: Olympic Games postponed because of coronavirus

Tokyo 2020: Olympic Games postponed because of coronavirus

The Olympic Games were due to begin in Tokyo on 24 July The Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games have been postponed until next year because of the worldwide coronavirus pandemic. The event, due to begin on 24 July, will now take…

Tokyo 2020: Olympics to be postponed until 2021, says IOC member

Tokyo 2020: Olympics to be postponed until 2021, says IOC member

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games are due to take placed from 24 July to 9 August The 2020 Olympic Games will be postponed by one year because of coronavirus, says International Olympic Committee member Dick Pound. It comes after the chairman of…

Lorenzo Sanz: Former Real Madrid president dies after contracting coronavirus

Lorenzo Sanz: Former Real Madrid president dies after contracting coronavirus

Real Madrid won the Champions League twice when Lorenzo Sanz was president Former Real Madrid president Lorenzo Sanz died on Saturday after being hospitalised with coronavirus. Sanz, 76, was president at the Bernabeu from 1995-2000, a period in which Real won the…

COVID-19: Plateau United FC embarks on one-week break

COVID-19: Plateau United FC embarks on one-week break

The management of Plateau United Footbal Club of Jos has proceeded on a one week break following the suspension of  the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) by the League Management Company (LMC) over the ravaging scourge of Coronavirus that has assumed a…